Date of enactment: August 16, 1995
1995 Assembly Bill 166 Date of publication*: August 30, 1995
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1993-94: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to renumber and amend 168.11 (1) (b); and to create 168.11 (1) (b) 2. of the statutes; relating to: the labeling of certain reformulated gasoline and granting rule-making authority.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
51,1 Section 1. 168.11 (1) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 168.11 (1) (b) 1. and amended to read:
168.11 (1) (b) 1. A device that dispenses a gasoline-ethanol fuel blend for sale at retail shall be marked or labeled with the percentage of ethanol, using one-half inch high letters with a stroke of not less than one-eighth inch in width, at all times when the product is offered for sale. The
3. A label under this paragraph shall be on the front or side of the upper half of the dispensing device and shall be conspicuous and legible to a customer when viewed from the driver's seat of a motor vehicle that is located within 6 feet of the dispensing device. The device may also be marked or labeled with any product grade specifications prescribed under s. 168.04.
51,2 Section 2. 168.11 (1) (b) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
168.11 (1) (b) 2. A device that dispenses, for sale at retail, a reformulated gasoline, as defined in s. 144.3716 (1), that contains an oxygenate other than ethanol shall be marked or labeled with the identity of the oxygenate at all times when the product is offered for sale. The label shall identify the oxygenate as "methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)" or "ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE)" or, if the reformulated gasoline contains another oxygenate or a combination of oxygenates, the label shall identify the oxygenate or oxygenates in the manner specified by the department by rule.
51,3 Section 3. Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on the 14th day after the day of publication.